Biggest Events of the Year 2015

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The Top Ten

1 European Migrant Crisis European Migrant Crisis

This is a great list - I didn't see many meaningful lists in the past few weeks. - Metal_Treasure

Started in 2015, when a rising number of refugees and migrants began to make the journey to the European Union to seek asylum, travelling across the Mediterranean Sea, or through Southeast Europe. They come from areas such as the Middle East (Syria, Iraq), Africa (Eritrea, Nigeria, Somalia, Sudan,Gambia), South Asia (Afghanistan, Pakistan, Bangladesh) and the Western Balkans (Serbia, Kosovo, Albania) - MatrixGuy

They know damn well not to settle in Serbia. Next thing you could know is that your neighbor was part of the Serbia Strong video. - SirSkeletorThe3rd

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2 Paris Terrorist Attack Kills 129 Paris Terrorist Attack Kills 129

France has had a rough year, with the Charlie Hebdo shootings, and now this. The vibrant tourist city of Paris was literally shut down, and everyone was fearful and sleepless. Even months after the incident, manhunts are continuing and the threat of terrorism remains high. I hope for a safer, peaceful 2016 for all of Europe, and the rest of the world. - ethanmeinster

Je Suis Paris.

What is ISIS's problem with France? Also why are France and the U.S. just using air strikes to fight ISIS?! They need some troops on the ground especially France since they were attacked by ISIS - SirSkeletorThe3rd

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3 7.9 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Nepal 7.9 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Nepal

Killed over 9,000 people and injured more than 23,000. It occurred at 11:56 Nepal Standard Time on 25 April - MatrixGuy

4 Climate Change Deal Reached by 196 Countries Climate Change Deal Reached by 196 Countries

Unites an almost global group of the world's governments in a coordinated fight against climate change, will effectively curb fossil fuel emissions enough to combat the earth's rising temperatures - MatrixGuy

Since they did not come to a population control agreement, its pretty irrelevant in the long run. We and the environment are toast without substantial population control.

"Cause if we don't work together or protect the environment, we will all be equally extinct." -Dear Future Generations - keycha1n

The only important and relevant for human kind - oldfashionedmickeymousecol1995

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5 NASA Confirms Evidence That Liquid Water Flows On Today’s Mars NASA Confirms Evidence That Liquid Water Flows On Today’s Mars

Using an imaging spectrometer on MRO, researchers detected signatures of hydrated minerals on slopes where mysterious streaks are seen on the Red Planet. These darkish streaks appear to ebb and flow over time. They darken and appear to flow down steep slopes during warm seasons, and then fade in cooler seasons. They appear in several locations on Mars when temperatures are above minus 23 degrees Celsius and disappear at colder times. - MatrixGuy

6 NASA finds Earth 2.0 NASA finds Earth 2.0

Probably correct that we will not find Earth 2.0 "In our lifetime", but with literally billions of stars out there, and as we discover that the majority have multiple planets, the likelihood of there being numerous Earth-matches is 100-percent. Its only a matter of time.

The chances of finding Earth 2.0, even in the next century or even millennium are 0.00000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000001 out of 100, It turns out that even though so many stars out there, other earths are incredibly rare, so rare as to be virtually nonexistent, The Lord made only one planet made for us to live in, and that's Earth, Scientists are atheists, they're wasting their time looking for Earth 2.0, Come on scientists, it doesn't exist, you're just wasting time looking for something that doesn't even exist because you're all atheists, Man humans are so dumb. - nelsonerica

You mean NASA finds the most earth-like exoplanet, Kepler-438b, Earth 2.0 hasn't been found yet, even that planet wouldn't be suitable for us to live in, Another Earth would have to orbit a star like our Sun, it would have to be the same size and mass as Earth, yet the same composition, and have the same atmosphere as Earth, and the same amount of water and land, Kepler-438b is nothing like that, it orbits a dim red dwarf that emits infrared and it can bathe the planet and make life anywhere from difficult to impossible, the mass is ok, but the environment is not safe for us, there's no way we'll ever find Earth 2.0 at least in our lifetime.

It is not known if Kepler-452b is a rocky planet or a small gas planet, but based on its small radius, Kepler-452b has a reasonable chance of being rocky. It is not clear if Kepler-452b offers habitable environments. It orbits a G2V-type star, like the Sun, with nearly the same temperature and mass and 20% more luminous. However, the star is six billion years old, making it 1.5 billion years older than the Sun. At this point in its star's evolution, Kepler-452b is receiving 10% more energy from its parent star than Earth is currently receiving from the Sun. If Kepler-452b is a rocky planet, it may be subject to a runaway greenhouse effect similar to that seen on Venus - MatrixGuy

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7 U.N. Passes Resolution On Syria Peace Process U.N. Passes Resolution On Syria Peace Process
8 Russia Intervenes In Syrian Civil War
9 Microsoft Introduces Windows 10 Microsoft Introduces Windows 10

Windows 10 introduces what Microsoft described as a "universal" application architecture; expanding on Metro-style apps, these apps can be designed to run across multiple Microsoft product families with nearly identical code��"including PCs, tablets, smartphones, embedded systems, Xbox One, Surface Hub and HoloLens. Microsoft described Windows 10 as an 'operating system as a service' that would receive ongoing updates to its features and functionality. - MatrixGuy

The only major downside of Windows 10 is that the Windows logo is no longer colorful.

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10 Release of Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens Release of Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens

One of the biggest movies of all time made and released recently, it forever made history in cinema for humanity and started a new generation in Star Wars.

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11 Volkswagen Emission Scandal Volkswagen Emission Scandal
12 Undertale Released
13 Leftist Leader Wins Greece Prime Minister Election
14 Taylor Swift Photographed With Calvin Harris at Whole Foods

For this to be in the top ten almost NOTHING of importance should have happened last year. Obviously this is not the case. Now I'm sad..

15 Leftist Leader Justin Trudeau Wins Canadian Prime Minister Election
16 2015 Cricket World Cup
17 Beirut Bombings

Hey, it's a good thing that you're praying for Paris, but what about the people in Beirut!? They got it just as bad! Also the funeral bombings in Pakistan. Should be at no. 2 - ItsDaWorldOfSNuGGLEZ

18 Baghdad Funeral Bombings
19 The Avengers: Age of Ultron, Comes Out.
20 Jurassic World Comes Out.
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